MERCEDES BENZ SPRINTER 3500 2018: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

Make : MERCEDES BENZ Model : SPRINTER 3500 Year : 2018
Build Dates : 2018-07-04 - 2018-07-19
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V743000
Date Owner's Notified: 2019-01-31 Date Received by ODI: 2018-10-24 Date Added to Database: 2018-10-24
Manufacturers Involved: Daimler Vans USA, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 76
Summary:
      Daimler Vans USA, LLC "DVUSA" is recalling certain 2018 Freightliner Sprinter 2500 and 3500 and Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vehicles. The right side door latches may have been built with incorrect components. As a result, when the doors are electronically unlocked, the right-side doors may not be able to be opened from inside or outside of the vehicle.
Consequence:
      In the event of a crash, if the right side doors cannot be opened, it could increase the risk of injury.
Remedy:
      DVUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the locks if necessary, free of charge. The recall began January 31, 2019. Owners may contact DVUSA at 1-877-762-8267.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.